Human factors for changes in natural geology
Humans as major geological and geomorphological agents in the Anthropocene: the significance of artificial ground in Great Britain
Since the first prehistoric people started to dig for stone to make implements, rather than pick up loose material, humans have modified the landscape through excavation of rock and soil, generation of waste and creation of artificial ground. In Great Britain over the past 200 years, people have excavated, moved and built up the equivalent of at least six times the volume of Ben Nevis.
Simon J. Price
, Jonathan R. Ford
, Anthony H. Cooper
and Catherine Neal
Published:13 March 2011
Why I choose this research question?
Because human The natural changes are very large, from climate change to changes in topographical attitudes.